Becoming church in the present world economy conference

JOINT THEOLOGICAL CONFERENCE
(NTS – PThU – UP)

“BECOMING CHURCH IN THE PRESENT WORLD ECONOMY”

17-18 AUGUST 2009,

UNIVERSITY CHAPEL, UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

PROGRAMME MONDAY: 17 August 2009

Registration: 08:00-08:45
Opening: 08:45-09:00 Rev TJ Nthakhe (NTS Administrator)
Session 1: 09:00-10:00 Speaker: Rev RW Nel (Unisa) Topic: Ecclesiology in context: What is church?
Session 2: 10:00-11:00 Speaker: Ms Mohau Pheko Topic: Analysing the present world economy
Session 3: 11:00-12:00 Speaker: Prof Herman Noordegraaf (PThU, Leiden) Topic: Ecumenical visions on the global economy
Session 4: 14:00-15:00 Speaker: Dr Murray Hofmeyr (Study Trust) Topic: The philosophies of poverty and the ethics of ubuntu
Session 5: 15:00-16:00 Speaker: Prof (emeritus) Takatso Mofokeng (Unisa) Topic: An informal economy and a global gospel

TUESDAY: 18 August 2009

Session 6: 08:00–09:00 Speaker: Dr Jenny Slater (Unisa) Topic: Caritas in veritate: Pope Benedict XVI on globalization and development
Session 7: 09:00–10:00 Speaker: Dr Attie van Niekerk (University of Pretoria) Topic: Poor households in the present economy Session 8: 10:30–11:30
Speaker: Dr Rothney Tshaka (Unisa) Topic: Confessing Christ in the present world economy Session 9: 11:30–12:00

Closing session:

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